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Swimming with turtles at Akumal Bay, Mexico

Akumal is a tiny town north of Tulum towards Playa Del Carmen. The name ‘Akumal’ means ‘land of turtles’ in Mayan, which is pretty appropriate seeing as snorkelling with said turtles is the number one thing to do there. One … Continue reading

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Tulum: the ruins and the beach

I had very high hopes for Tulum and if I’m completely honest, my very first impression when we got off the bus wasn’t the best. You see, people always tell you to go to less touristy Tulum instead of Cancun; … Continue reading

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4 incredible cenotes around Tulum, Mexico

A cenote is a natural limestone sinkhole and there are about 700 of them in varying sizes and shapes dotted around Tulum and the entire Yucatan Peninsula. I was beyond excited for Tulum having seen incredible photos of cenotes and … Continue reading

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